St. Louis’ Autumn Bash

Posted by Kim on Oct 14, 2016


All photos by Elisa Petersen Photography

Couples in St. Louis gathered with their family, friends, and bridal parties in a celebration of fall weddings. While mixing and mingling, guests enjoyed tasty treats, lively music, and wedding inspiration galore at the 9th Street Abbey. Peak into the event, gorgeously captured by Elisa Petersen Photography.


As guests arrived, they were offered sips and bites by Patty Long Catering at 9th Street Abbey. From a savory charcuterie plate to grilled and glazed shrimp, guests dined on a mouthwatering array of bites from their extensive menu.


Guests enjoyed the fun sounds of Millenium Productions, who mixed fun cocktail party music with their classic wedding playlist.


Looks By Lisa provided big day beauty advice and gave guests samples to help them in the beauty decisions.


BHive Events gave their expert wedding planning advice, sharing their top tips and tricks for a stress-free wedding.


Fish Eye Fun Photobooth brought sequined fedoras, crazy masks, and endless options for photobooth pictures. Guests loved seeing how pictures turned out with the fish eye lens.


Always in Bloom Florist added subtle blushes and ivories with their spectacular centerpiece displays, incorporating roses, hydrangeas, and candles.


The perfect sweet end to the evening was provided by The Sweet Divine, who offered mini versions of their award winning cupcakes while showcasing their sensational hand-crafted cakes.


A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Consultant Amanda at

Chicagoland’s End of Summer Soirée

Posted by Kim on Sep 19, 2016


All photos by Hazelton Photography

Chicago-area couples gathered with their friends, family, and bridal parties to experience the rustic beauty of The Haight for the WeddingWire End of Summer Soirée. While mingling with other engaged couples, they enjoyed meeting talented wedding vendors from the Chicagoland area and seeing first-hand how the details of a real wedding all come together. Take a peek into the event, expertly captured by Hazelton Photography.


Couples enjoyed freshly prepared bites by My Chef Catering, who cooked shrimp in a beurre blanc sauce to order and also passed hors d’oeuvres throughout the event.


Guests sipped specialty cocktails and champagne, poured by Chicago Beverage Catering.


The creations of Town & Country Gardens added romantic ambiance through their gorgeous florals and charming lantern-adorned table runners.

IMAGE5Couples and their friends received metallic tattoos and expert beauty advice from Style by Bravura.


As guests mingled, David Rothstein Music provided a warm and bright piano score that perfectly suited the evening.


Couples looked forward to hearing from Leanne, from You Name It Events, who offered her top wedding planning tips, helping guests gain insight into the most important aspects of planning the perfect, stress-free day.


As a special way to celebrate their engagement, Cara Dunning provided caricatures for the engaged couples, who loved having a special memento from the event.


Guests enjoyed getting their photos taken with thePIXbooth, whose wide selection of fun and funny props made for some hilarious photos.


The Sugar Path sweetened the evening with mini cupcakes, s’mores bars, and cake jar favors.


A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Consultant Amanda at

WeddingWire Charlotte’s Summer Soirée

Posted by Kim on Aug 22, 2016


All photos by Love Shutter Photography

Engaged couples from throughout the Charlotte area gathered together with their family and friends for an evening of celebration and wedding inspiration at WeddingWire Charlotte’s Summer Soirée. The Levine Museum of the New South provided the perfect backdrop for this celebratory affair, with it’s stunning Lobby and Atrium spaces. Guests soaked up the beauty of the evening while learning from local wedding pros, enjoying delicious bites, and gaining ideas for their own big days. Enjoy a glimpse into the soirée, flawlessly captured by Love Shutter Photography.


DELECTABLES by holly Catering pulled out all the stops with mouthwatering morsels that included shrimp and grits, biscuits with Smithfield smoked ham and brown sugar butter sauce, and marsala mascarpone mousse with grilled peach and prosciutto that kept guests coming back for more.


Meanwhile, Wow Factor Cake Design satisfied every sweet tooth with their incredible cake bites and stunning show cakes.


Pink Petunia Designs transformed the venue with their impressive floral arrangements, accenting tabletops throughout the Lobby and Atrium. The centerpieces and bouquets overflowed with a gorgeous variety of blooms. Lovely linens were provided by Party Time Rentals


In the Lobby, guests relaxed in the beautiful lounge created with vintage furniture and romantic china from Evermore – the perfect addition for a memorable event.


Amidst the sampling and imbibing, guests indulged in some well-deserved pampering! Cali Stott Hair & Makeup Artistry offered a lip bar for anyone wanting to add some color to their life and answered burning bridal beauty questions.


Guests also practiced perfecting their poses with an abundance of props and a glittery backdrop in Shutter Hutch’s open air photobooth.  


But the fun didn’t stop there! Carolina DJ Professionals kept the party poppin’ with their wide array of tunes and effortlessly set the mood with each song.


To top off a truly inspirational evening, Mandi with Social 10 Events shared her expert wedding planning tips with the crowd. Not only did she drop serious knowledge on couples, but she also incorporated a handful of brides and grooms into her presentation to illustrate the different ways in which priorities for the big day can differ from couple to couple.


Thank you so much to everyone who attended the event, and to our incredible event partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, please email WeddingWire Community Manager Jamie at

WeddingWire Seattle’s Summer Fête

Posted by Kim on Jul 18, 2016

Seattle_Image1All photos by Tiffany Arns

Seattle area engaged couples gathered with their friends and family to experience the Pacific Northwest’s charm and style while soaking up wedding inspiration at WeddingWire’s Seattle community event. With a roster of talented local wedding professionals, guests mingled while experiencing first-hand how all the details come together at a wedding. Hotel Sorrento set the stage with its historic locale, gorgeous penthouse venue, and stunning downtown views. Guests were able to mingle over tasty bites and beverages, while experiencing the work of incredible local talent who showcased the many elements of a wedding. Take a glimpse into the soirée, perfectly captured by Tiffany Arns.


Seattle Party Shots brought the photobooth fun with a wide variety of festive props. Guests enjoyed taking their pictures with veils, top hats, and viking helmets, just to name a few.


Guests not only enjoyed beautiful floral arrangements by Designs by Courtney, but they were invited to take home living succulent rings, created exclusively for them.


Tucked in the bridal suite was Sarah Ren Makeup Artistry & Hair, who provided a Lip Bar where guests tried many different lip shades in this relaxed and intimate setting.


On the sweeter side,  Delicately Sweet Confections tempted tastebuds with luscious cake bites and wow’d guests with meringue tower complete with edible gold glitter.


From old school tunes to brand new tracks, Sounds Unlimited took requests from the guests and showed off their extensive song inventory.


Alex of Taylor’d Events Group topped off the evening with her expert wedding planning tips and answered guests’ most pressing questions during her Q&A.


A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Manager Jamie at



The WeddingWire Social Atlanta was a fashion and beauty-themed treat for brides-to-be! The event was held at Neiman Marcus in the Lenox Mall, and was hosted by local bride Mone’t. Guests were welcomed with champagne, wine, and hors d’oeuvres, and enjoyed a fashion presentation featuring designer looks for pre-wedding parties—and some gorgeous lingerie, too! Afterwards, Tom Ford Beauty selected one guest to receive a total makeover and guests were able to ask the experts questions about makeup application and skin care. A lucky raffle winner received a pair of pearl earrings from Neiman Marcus, and all attendees received gift cards.

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